It's natural when a popular singer dies an untimely death, as they sadly often do, the listening public realise they don't actually own any of that artist's work. Hence the return of Amy Winehouse's back catalogue to the upper end of the charts. However, playing "Rehab" on loop in a riverside pub? B
Young people often feel that they are negatively portrayed by the media. The media gets lots of news stories out of the threat from hoodies, youth knife crime, binge drinking in city centres and ASBOs being slapped on young people. Even some ‘good news’ stories are portrayed negatively such as t
When the invention of photography was announced in Paris in 1839, the artist Paul Delaroche stated that, “from today, painting is dead”. 169 years of painting since that time have proved Delaroche wrong however the initial announcement did change the way painters approached their art. They moved
First of all(First off); not "giving up" is not the same as not changing your mind. Not giving up; means not being disheartened by failure or hapless circumstance. If you want to do something but feel you aren't good enough to and then abandon it half-way through the process; 'that' is giving up.
In a college English course titled, "Recent Popular Literature", much discussion revolved around the the belief that literature and the written word is becoming a lost art. With the rapid advances in technology, there is little room left to give books, poetry, and other forms of text. Less people ar
We live in an age addicted to information and celebrity culture. With the latest news that Fabio Capello is enraged by the publishing of holiday photos of him and his wife, this commonly asked question is being raised once again.
In Shakespeare's play MacBeth, Lady MacBeth seems to be a powerhungry wife who encourages her husband to do the evil deed of killing King Duncan. Macbeth seems to be indecisive while his wife has a much more clear view of what she wants. Is she the real force behind the murder?
At the moment Britain goes by Greenwich Mean Time(G.M.T), but in the summer the clocks move forward an hour to give brighter evenings and one hour for people to work in. Moving to British summer time all year would however simplify things and have a multitude of other benefits to the economy.
Why is status so determined by what we own? We judge others and feel judged because of what we wear, where we live and what car we drive. We pour over glossy magazines sighing in envy at the glamorous lives of the rich/wealthy and famous flitting from yacht to private plane to mansion. When reall
According to this link :http://gomestic.com/personal-organization/10-reasons-procrastination-is-good-for-you/
procrastination is good for you assuming it is structured organised and balled into a limited and set time-period. http://www.
Michael Jackson was the king of pop. He is one of the biggest selling artists of all time, with his Thriller album being totally revolutionary. The fact that he was able to sell out 50 shows at Londons 02 arena, when we was no where near his most popular, further emphasises that as a musician and en
Big Brother, American Idol, X Factor, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here......the list of reality TV shows on our screens is endless. But do they contribute anything to our culture? Or are they mindless drivel that corrupt youngsters?